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Hostel Mamallena Bocas del Toro

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Overview
Calle H Norte, Bocas Town, Isla Colon Panama See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
2.5 Star accommodation
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Mamallena Bocas del Toro has finally opened its doors on Isla Colon, the main island of the archipelago of Bocas del Toro. Bocas also happens to be the most popular beach destination of the country, meaning it's More where all the action's at! Mamallena Bocas is situated on Avenida Norte at only 5 minutes walking distance from the main avenue, where all the most trendy restaurants and bars are located. And even if you don't feel like going out, you can enjoy a nice cold beer and a bite to eat at Mamallena's bar on the open deck, while soaking up the sun in one of the long chairs. Feeling a bit hot? Just jump in the water! The newly renovated colonial building right on the ocean will charm you at first sight and make you want to extend your vacation. If you are looking to have a great time, meet new people, relax, sip a cocktail while overlooking the turquoise waters of the caribbean, look no further. At Mamallena you will find just that: a friendly atmosphere with travelers from all over the globe who are looking for some fun and sun without breaking the bank, all while enjoying high quality amenities equaling a mid-range accommodation option. The only reminder that you're staying at a hostel is the absence of hot water, but don't you worry! After a long hot day, you'll welcome a fresh shower. Mamallena Bocas has a total of 14 rooms (10 shared rooms, and 4 private rooms), ideal for solo travelers, couples, or friends who are traveling together. Breakfast is served from 7.00 am to 10.00am, and consists of coffee and pancakes which you can prepare yourself. The friendly multilingual staff at Mamallena Bocas will make sure that you will feel comfortable at all times, and point you in the right direction if you're looking to explore the area by boat, kayak, bike, or ATV. Whether you want to go snorkeling, surfing, diving or island hopping, just talk to the front desk to make it happen. Mamallena Bocas has a total of 14 rooms including 2 private rooms with a double bed, ideal for couples searching for privacy, 2 private rooms that can welcome up to 4 guests, and 10 shared rooms with bunk beds. Every room has brand new AC units, a private bathroom and free wifi access. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$ 52 - US$ 81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hostel Mamallena Bocas Del Toro Panama - Bocas Town
Location
Panama > Bocas del Toro Province > Isla Colon > Bocas Town
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Dining (2)
Reviews (96)
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

We had a great time at this hostel! The view/location/price are perfect. We had a blast chilling on the dock at happy hour and jumping in the water- and if you take a tour they will pick you up off the dock! I don't understand...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

The bedroom is much more beautiful than the photos in internet but « the view in the sea » it’s really a joke. The lobby area was perfect (this has a real view in the sea). The ambiance was great for relax. It’s also good located (very...More

Thank Julie K
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We had 2 private rooms, both very comfortable. One had hot water, the other didn't. We arrived from the night bus and they let us check in early so we could sleep and shower before Filthy Fridays so that was great. Make your own pancakes...More

Thank N D
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

+ AC works well + location is walking distance from everything in town and if you need you can rent bikes one block down the street + bar/happy hour + deck and amazing common area + lively in the evening but also gets quiet around...More

Thank juliav0lk
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

$14 a night is not a bad price for an air-conditioned dorm, hands down. The deck is really nice and the hostel is well located. However, the free breakfast consists only of a pancake mix and REALLY bad coffee, the water in the shower is...More

Thank JackInTheBox2
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"If you don't mind paying 15$ extra for a room with balcony go for it. It's worth it!!!"
3franziskal
12 Mar 2018
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"best view ever. good bar. clean and big rooms."
fabianoberlin
6 Dec 2017
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"This hotel only has a few private rooms and it also offers shared "dorm" style rooms."
468hbt
25 Aug 2017
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"the double rooms are big with a nice big shower and cheaper then others we found."
katiemonnin
4 Feb 2017
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